Construction is one of the largest industries in the UK. There are hundreds of job roles, from office based to site work.

You can use our Careers A-Z to find out more about specific roles and the courses you can study.

The College Student Services Team also offer career information and guidance.

View our Careers & Personal Guidance for Apprentices leaflet to find out the support we offer and the benefits of following our career guidance.

Careers Lead

Lisa Pannell is our Careers Lead and a Level 6 qualified careers advisor. 

Lisa provides independent and impartial advice and guidance regarding career and further and higher education decisions. Lisa supports students with CV writing, online application forms, seeking part-time employment and apprenticeships, interview practice, and she supports students with applying for higher education through UCAS.

Lisa is available between 9am - 3pm and is available at North Street on Monday, Wednesday & Friday each week. Alternatively, you she's available at South Bank on Tuesday and Thursday

To talk through your options, you can contact Lisa to arrange an appointment. She's available by emailing, phoning on 0113 2226000, through Teams or via Collsys, which is the college's internal careers and employability tool.

Careers Calendar

The careers calendar for 2023/2024 is currently under construction. Please keep an eye on this page for updates.

In the meantime, book an appointment with our Careers Advisor who can talk you through how you can access careers support through Collsys.

Measuring our careers offering

We always strive to improve the support available for students who are looking at their future options. Our college uses the Compass Benchmarking tool that enables us to track our position against the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks for Best Practice. For more information contact Lisa on the details above.

Careers Websites

Two fantastic websites that provide careers-based information are Go Construct and Future Goals.

Go Construct is full of labour market intelligence, construction facts and inspiring case studies.

Future Goals provides help to people of all ages, so they can chose their career paths.